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College of Nursing RIMS celebrated its 4th Foundation Day and Lamp Lighting Ceremony on 3rd Dec. 2012

College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal celebrated its 4th Foundation Day on 3rd Dec. 2012 in Jubilee Hall, RIMS, Imphal with much fanfare under the dynamic and inspirational leadership of Prof. N. Damayanti Devi, Principal i/c, College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal. This is the second of its kind in the history of College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal. Coincidently, both the celebrations were held during the tenure of Prof. N. Damayanti Devi as   Principal i/c of the College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal. A CNE progarmme was also held preceding the Foundation Day Celebrations thus enabling the staff and students interact with the great educationists of India. Newly admitted 3rd batch nursing students took oath to serve the ailing humanity with utmost sincerity, compassion and empathy during the programme.

Minister of PHED, Labour & Employment, Govt. of Manipur, Shri I. Hemochandra Singh was the Chief Guest of the Celebrations. The function was presided over by the Director, RIMS, Imphal Prof S. Sekharjit Singh. Principal i/c, College of Nursing, RIMS, Imphal, Prof. N. Damayanti Devi, ADG, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India, Dr Mangala Kohli, Professor of Community Health Nursing, AIIMS, New Delhi, Prof Ashia Qureshi and Dean of School of Medical Sciences, Manipur University, Prof T. Y. Babu Singh were the dignitaries on the dais.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri I. Hemochandra Singh stated that today is an important day for the new students as they have taken an oath to step into the noble profession of nursing. The nursing health care is a holistic concept and so they must take significant role in the health care system irrespective of caste, creed, religion, sex and nationality, he added.

Today, the profession is no longer a gender specific profession as male students are also permitted to pursue nursing. He further stated that the credit of proper treatment of ailments of a patient must to given to the nurses as they spend more time taking good care of the patients. The nurses must try to improve the standards of health-care which in turn will lead the people to a healthy living society, the minister added.

Giving the presidential speech, Prof S. Sekharjit Singh stated that Regional Institute of Medical Sciences has a plan to upgrade the College of Nursing, RIMS within a period of five years. Moreover, a 200 capacity hostel of the College of Nursing will also be built as soon as possible, he stated and wished all the students to move forward and serve the people with utmost care.

Prizes were distributed to meritorious students and a souvenir in connection with the occasion was released by Shri I. Hemochandra Singh.

Now, the College is running in full swing by overcoming of the past setback with full fledged staff.

>> Read Principal's Report
>> Read Speech by Prof. Ashia Quereshi,Community Health Nursing,AIIMS,New Delhi
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